The earliest Bowman cards underwent a series of design modifications as they headed toward a showdown with Topps.
Modern Sports Card News
After winning the Conn Smythe Trophy as the MVP of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, St. Louis Blues star Ryan O’Reilly is on the radar of collectors.
Never before used to preserve and protect trading cards, the technology switches between states of fully-transparent glass and a 99.5% light-blocking state – all at the push of a button.
The free, new service provides collectors submitting items at higher service levels with high-resolution images.
Sports Memorabilia News
Some one-of-a-kind Mickey Mantle memorabilia sold after the Babe Ruth collection during Saturday’s big auction at Yankee Stadium.
Around the Hobby
A valuable–but uninsured–collection is lost by UPS but the company steps up a year later after a Chicago investigative reporter gets involved.
Shawn Chaulk once built the world’s greatest Wayne Gretzky memorabilia collection. He’s just bought something a little more personal. Plus, NBC News with a story on the Ruth jersey and Gary Vaynerchuk was back on the Rich Eisen Show talking cards.
What’s Hot in the Shop
Mike’s back with tales of stopping pre-teen thieves, the Rookie Premiere and most importantly, the list of his top five hottest selling sports card boxes.